eBay International AG has announced that Jacob Aqraou, General Manager of eBay Classifieds Group, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of eBay Marketplaces Europe, with immediate effect. Under Aqraou’s leadership, eBay Classifieds Group has consistently been among eBay’s fastest-growing businesses, according to the company.

To his new role, Aqraou brings a broad perspective on how to serve customers effectively across multiple markets and regions, and how to create brand leadership and growth. Aquraou succeeds Doug McCallum, who is moving to a new position as Senior Advisor to eBay Inc.’s President and CEO, John Donahoe. McCallum will advise the company on a wide range of matters including enterprise partner engagement, senior government relations, and leadership development.

Devin Wenig, President of eBay Marketplaces, commented Aqraou’s promotion with the words: “I’m thrilled that Jacob will head our European region. With almost ten years of experience at eBay, Jacob understands our business deeply, and he has proven ability to lead and grow a portfolio of consumer-focused businesses across diverse markets. Along with our talented European team, I’m confident Jacob will continue our commerce leadership and momentum across the region.”